Samsung has announced its first Gear VR headset with controller powered by Oculus at its Mobile World Congress press conference in Barcelona. It’s safe to assume that the new virtual reality product will not only make it easier to consume VR content but will also expand the ecosystem.
The new Gear VR controller features an ergonomic, curved design, which offers one-hand control and users can have better interaction. Continue reading “Samsung announces new Gear VR with Controller”
Samsung could include a dedicated controller with its next generation Gear VR. Popular tipster and editor at WinFuture, Roland Quandt says that Samsung is currently working on the SM-R234 Gear VR headset that will feature a new front cover to house the Galaxy S8.
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HTC is working on a mobile VR headset that will be launched by the end of this year, according to HTC CFO Chia-lin Chang who told Cnet. The mobile VR headset will be compatible with company’s new top-end smartphone, the U Ultra. Continue reading “HTC said to be launching mobile VR headset in 2017”
Google has announced that Chrome browser is getting support for VR. The move comes with an aim to bring VR content to everyone. Users with Daydream compatible Android devices can now view virtual reality (VR) content in the Chrome app.
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HTC is expected to introduce second generation Vive VR headset at upcoming CES 2017, according to a latest report from Central News Agency (CNA). The latest report comes after its was tipped that HTC was working on Vive 2.
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Samsung is working on a new Gear VR and Augmented Reality (AR) headset. Samsung vice president Sung-Hoon Hong revealed company’s plan at the Virtual Reality Summit in San Diego . Continue reading “Samsung is working on new Gear VR, AR headset”
Brendan Iribe, co-founder of Oculus has stepped down as a CEO of the company in an attempt to split it into mobile and PC-based VR division. Continue reading “Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe steps down to lead PC-based division”
HTC unveiled its VR headset dubbed as Vive a few months back. While the HTC isn’t doing well in smartphone sales, it is now focusing more on VR content and even launched its own VR-developing unit called Vive studios. Continue reading “HTC launches its own app studio and VR game”
Google is adding an array of games and apps to its VR platform Daydream VR. A total of six games and a bunch of entertainment apps are coming to Daydream VR. Continue reading “Google Daydream VR adds 6 new games, HBO Now and Go, Neflix coming soon”
A few years back, hand tracking technology with new and unique computer user experience dubbed as Leap Motion was introduced. The company is now applying the technology to mobile VR with the Leap Motion Mobile platform. Continue reading “Leap Motion enters mobile VR platform”
Currently you can stream Xbox games to your PC. Now you can add virtual reality touch to your Xbox games. Oculus Rift owners now get the ability to stream their Xbox One library to Rift with the new Xbox One Streaming to Oculus Rift app starting December 12. Continue reading “Oculus Rift owners will be able to stream Xbox One games starting Dec. 12”
Google has released a virtual reality version of Google Earth for HTC Vive. It is available as a free download via the Steam VR store. Continue reading “Google Earth VR for HTC Vive released”
Following the launch of the C-6 smartwatch, Bingo technologies launched new VR glasses with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features, dubbed as Bingo G-200. The Bingo G-200 comes with an inbuilt screen, concave-convex lenses with 110-degree view of field. Continue reading “Bingo G-200 VR headset with Wi-Fi, Nibiru OS launched for Rs. 5999”
Lei Jun’s Xiaomi stepped into the Virtual Reality world with the launch of Mi VR Play headset in China. This VR headset comes with a zipper design and several options with personalized colors. Here is the unboxing of Mi VR Play headset. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi VR Play Unboxing”
In a bid to foray into immersive sports tech, Intel has acquired VR startup VOKE. VOKE acquisition will help Intel to bring the ability to broadcast live events in VR. Continue reading “Intel acquires VR startup VOKE to foray into immersive sports”